How to switch between windows of the same application on a PC
March 16, 2017 – 11:50 | Comments Off on How to switch between windows of the same application on a PC
How to switch between windows of the same application on a PC

Windows enables switching from one application window to another by pressing Alt+Tab– what could be easier?
Well, quite a lot, especially when you’ve got 30 or 40 windows open but are only interested in the ones …

Task Manager Deluxe is a powerful process monitor
January 4, 2017 – 18:09 | Comments Off on Task Manager Deluxe is a powerful process monitor
Task Manager Deluxe is a powerful process monitor

MiTeC has released an updated edition of its freeware Task Manager DeLuxe with new disk and I/O charts, extra CPU stats and a memory map.
Sounds good, but does the program really have the power to …

SaMotion is a free portable to-do list manager
May 24, 2016 – 06:02 | Comments Off on SaMotion is a free portable to-do list manager
SaMotion is a free portable to-do list manager

SaMotion is a portable freeware to-do list manager, with a strong focus on simplicity.
The interface is, well, minimalist: a tiny toolbar, and a small work area with an “Add Category” link.

Easily tweak scheduled tasks with PC Tasks Optimizer
September 28, 2015 – 07:08 | Comments Off on Easily tweak scheduled tasks with PC Tasks Optimizer
Easily tweak scheduled tasks with PC Tasks Optimizer

Smart PC Utilities has released PC Tasks Optimizer, a quick and easy way to manage your core Windows scheduled tasks.
There’s no technical talk about “events” or “triggers”, as instead the program just displays a list …

NirSoft releases TaskSchedulerView 1.0
July 8, 2015 – 12:10 | Comments Off on NirSoft releases TaskSchedulerView 1.0
NirSoft releases TaskSchedulerView 1.0

One-man freeware machine Nir Sofer has announced the release of TaskSchedulerView, a tiny portable tool for viewing, enabling or disabling scheduled tasks on Windows Vista through to 10.
Run the program and it displays a table …

Z-Cron is a smart PC task scheduler
March 15, 2015 – 05:58 | Comments Off on Z-Cron is a smart PC task scheduler
Z-Cron is a smart PC task scheduler

Z-Cron is a free-for-personal-use Windows tool which advertises itself as a “task control tool”, something which can “have programs of all kinds started automatically by the system even if no user is logged in”.
This isn’t …

UserIdleStarter runs programs when your PC is idle
February 16, 2015 – 08:06 | Comments Off on UserIdleStarter runs programs when your PC is idle
UserIdleStarter runs programs when your PC is idle

UserIdleStarter is a Windows console program which runs an application when your system is idle, maybe to back up files, launch or close an application, anything you like.
The program syntax is fairly straightforward. An example …

TaskUnifier Pro now free! But…
February 9, 2015 – 06:07 | Comments Off on TaskUnifier Pro now free! But…
TaskUnifier Pro now free! But…

Benjamin Leclerc has announced that TaskUnifier Pro, his comprehensive task manager for Windows, Mac and Linux, is now available for free.
Unfortunately this isn’t quite as good as it sounds, because the reason is the program …